New York Times, Thursday, September 30, 2004

Author: Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
Editor: Will Shortz
Lee Glickstein
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2611/24/20024/1/201022
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60685001
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1.60100
Nancy Salomon
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
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1.581521

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Glickstein. This is puzzle # 128 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Ranch brush : SAGE
5. Nature : SORT
9. Beetle, at one time : LARVA
14. Hero-type : IDOL
15. Sound of disgust : PTUI
16. Kind of personality, in media : ONAIR
17. Offspring of hip-hop stars? : RAPSCIONS
19. Battle of the ___ : BANDS
20. Spare : LEAN
21. German exclamation : ACH
23. Bert Lahr, astrologically : LEO
24. Chinese tea : CHA
26. Clear skies, with temperatures in the 70's? : WEATHERBOON
30. Resinous deposit : LAC
31. Indy letters : STP
32. Tobacco plugs : CHAWS
33. "What am I, invisible?" : AHEM
35. Huey, Dewey or Louie, notably : NEPHEW
38. Big fans of a public prosecutor? : DASCHEERLEADERS
44. Pax ___ (uneasy peace) : ROMANA
45. Gush : SPEW
46. Asteroids maker : ATARI
48. Tampa-to-Jacksonville dir. : NNE
51. ___ pinch : INA
52. Missing 'droid? : ABSENTEEBOT
55. Simple sack : COT
56. Suffix with neat : NIK
57. "Mad TV" rival : SNL
58. Have a bawl : WEEP
60. Press pass, e.g. : IDTAG
63. Cry of despair (and a hint to solving 17-, 26-, 38- and 52-Across : ALLISLOST
67. Induction motor inventor : TESLA
68. Mediocre marks : CEES
69. European capital : BERN
70. Sought answers : ASKED
71. Brazil, for one : TREE
72. Loads : ATON
1. "My dear man" : SIR
2. Driller's org. : ADA
3. Make it big : GOPLACES
4. "What ___?" : ELSE
5. Small piano : SPINET
6. Oklahoma Indian : OTO
7. Charge : RUNAT
8. Former CBS chairman Laurence : TISCH
9. Easy toss : LOB
10. Santa ___ : ANA
11. Was almost out : RANLOW
12. Some tapes : VIDEOS
13. Flaming felony : ARSON
18. Field calls : CAWS
22. Actress Anne : HECHE
24. Decked out : CLAD
25. "Very funny ... not!" : HAHA
27. Sleep problem : APNEA
28. Perlman of "Cheers" : RHEA
29. Madams : BAWDS
34. Jazz singer Carmen : MCRAE
36. West ender? : ERN
37. Fallback option : PLANB
39. Phone, slangily : HORN
40. Lets out : EMITS
41. Homer, for one : EPICPOET
42. Spot for slots : RENO
43. ___ team : SWAT
46. Stands : ABIDES
47. "Aren't you ashamed?!" : TSKTSK
49. Not at all : NOWISE
50. Summers on the Riviera : ETES
52. Loos who wrote "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" : ANITA
53. Pass : ENACT
54. "Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
59. Noted exile isle : ELBA
61. Pub suds : ALE
62. Flit : GAD
64. General played by Duvall : LEE
65. "No seats available" : SRO
66. Country cable letters, once : TNN

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